"The vision was to put University Park on the map. In adding infrastructure with technology, We are happy to now have our new expressway off I-57 exit 337, widening our roads with bike paths and , adding better lighting.
These additions have attracted several new companies to our town . We celebrated ribbon cutting in the past two years with three companies. DOT foods, Holland Company and a newly built building 1.3 million square ft . named Georgia Pacific . Having the new exit off I-57 has attracted many companies because of the accessibility to the highway. Our Village is looking toward even more growth in the up-coming year."
Shefali Trivedi,Giving DuPage discusses how donating blood or volunteering at a food pantry all makes a big difference. The Do Good DuPage campaign hopes to have 150,000 volunteer and their website aids in volunteer connections.
There are many people that do not understand the importance of township government. We are able to reach out to people with programs that the state can not provide. Thornton Township works with groups such as CEDA and Salvation Army and we also have a very large Food Assistance programs as well as GED/Job Training programs. By collaborating with the local college, south suburban and local businesses we are able to do this.